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Luis is a person from the Ecuadorean moorland who has been a farmer all of his life. Luis is married, and he and his wife have 6 children. Luis is known to be a tranquil person who is a cheerful worker and loves his family. He wants to give them everything they need, and for this reason he gets up a dawn every day to work, motivated by his love for his family.

The loan that Luis has requested from Fodemi will be used to purchase pea seeds and tree tomatoes (tamarillos). In addition, he will buy organic fertilizers to maintain the land and his plants. He expects excellent results from this investment, including higher yields and better quality crops.

Luis dreams of buying a harvesting tractor, so that he could produce for the wholesale market and distribute his products to markets in other provinces of Ecuador. Luis has a lot of faith in God, and he knows that faith and hard work will soon put him on a path to success.
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Don Luis es una persona del páramo ecuatoriano, él se ha dedicado a la agricultura toda su vida, Luis es casado y fruto de ese amor tienen 6, Luis se define como una persona tranquila, alegre trabajador que ama a su familia y quiere darles todo lo que ellos necesiten es por ello que todos los días madruga para trabajar motivado por el amor a su familia.

El crédito solicitado a Fodemi se lo va a invertir en la compra de semillas de arveja y en plantitas de tomate de árbol, además en la compra de abonos orgánicos para el mantenimiento del suelo y las plantas, la inversión avizora excelentes los resultados dando mayor producción y calidad en sus productos.

El sueño que Luis tiene es el comprarse un tractor de cosecha para ser un productor mayorista y distribuir a los mercados de otras provincias del Ecuador. Luis cree mucho en Dios y sabe que con fe y trabajo el camino al éxito llegara muy pronto.

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About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 57
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,996,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Luis to buy pea seeds, tamarillo seedlings, and organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Dec 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014